Our programs and services open doors to new opportunities.
Empowering People to Live Life without Limits
At UCP of Sacramento and Northern California, our mission is to provide programs and services that improve the independence, productivity, and quality of life for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Each month, UCP works with 5,804 people in our eight-county area, empowering children and adults who – without support – would be isolated from their community.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been eye opening and stressful for everyone. It has us all rethinking how we go about our daily lives – from how we work and shop to how we handle our basic daily household tasks. While we all feel the impact of the virus, those caring for an individual with a developmental disability are finding these times even more challenging.
Takeitha and Matteo’s story:When Takeitha heard the diagnosis that her 19-month-old son Matteo (Teo for short) had cerebral palsy, she did not know how to handle it at first. She led a perfectly healthy lifestyle so she could not understand why her...
Having 4 children of varying ages has its obvious challenges. And when two of those children have developmental disabilities, the challenges become a little bigger, the hurdles a little higher, and the need for a positive outlook a little more...